North Harris Trust

The 25,900 ha of North Harris make up one of the largest community owned estates in Scotland. The North Harris Trust, which manages the land on behalf of the community, is open to all residents and is run by a board of locally elected volunteer directors. The Trust aims to increase employment opportunities, address local housing needs, and protect and enhance North Harris’s wonderful cultural and natural heritage.

North Harris Trust projects to date include:

  • Affordable Housing Provision
  • Business Space Provision
  • Increasing Employment Opportunities
  • Creating Tourism Management Facilities
  • Community Land and Deer Management
  • Infrastructure Maintenance and Development
  • Improving Access to the Estate
  • Control and Eradication of Invasive Species
  • Renewable Energy Developments


Tigh an Urrais
Isle of Harris
01859 502222

Key contact: Michael Hunter



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